The oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is further eroding President Obama’s standing with the public, faith in his competence, and trust in the federal government. There is even a rupture developing between Obama and his left-wing base. For evidence, watch James Carville here and some of the liberal commentators on MSNBC here. The Obama presidency is struggling badly right now — and things will, I think, get worse rather than better.
Hope and change seem like a lifetime ago, don’t they?